Classic Gymnastics

The Classic Gymnastics Level 4 boys team had a strong showing at the Northern California Boys Gymnastics Association State Championships this past weekend. Team members are Dylon Inay-Wheeler (from left), Robert Rockett, Elijah Swan, Alexey Nikitin, Benjamin Munoz and Edgar Poblano.

Classic Gymnastics athlete Alexey Nikitin is the state champion for Level 4, Division 2.

He won the title with his performance at the Northern California Boys Gymnastics Association Level 4-5 State Championships on Saturday and Sunday at Head Over Heels Athletic Arts in Emeryville.

Alexey’s first-place all-around score (51.400) included first-place marks in three of the six individual events: rings (9.200), vault (9.400) and parallel bars (8.800). He placed second on the pommel horse (8.300) and high bar (7.800).

Classic’s top performer in the Level 4, Division 1, competition was Elijah Swan, who took sixth place all-around (55.600). His score included a first-place mark on the high bar (10.200) and second place on both the rings (9.900) and parallel bars (10.100).

Northern California Boys Gymnastics Association Level 4-5 State Championships

Saturday and Sunday, Head Over Heels Athletic Arts, Emeryville

Level 4, Division 2

All ages

Alexey Nikitin—2, pommel horse, 8.300. 1, rings, 9.200. 1T, vault, 9.400. 1, parallel bars, 8.800. 2, high bar, 7.800. 1, all around, 51.400.

Edgar Ornelas—12, all around, 43.000.

Benjamin Munoz—13, all around, 41.300.

Level 4, Division 1

9 years and over

Elijah Swan—2T, rings, 9.900. 2, parallel bars, 10.100. 1, high bar, 10.200. 6, all around, 55.600.

Robert Rockett—3T, vault, 9.500. 11T, all around, 54.000.

Dylon Inay-Wheeler—22, all around, 51.600.

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